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NCJ Number: 51842 Find in a Library
Title: HIGHWAY RESCUE... SINGLEHANDED
Author(s): M L ROSS
Corporate Author: Film Communicators
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Highway Admin
Washington, DC 20590
Film Communicators
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Sale Source: Film Communicators
11136 Weddington Street
North Hollywood, CA 91601
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TRAINING FILM FOR PATROL OFFICERS DEMONSTRATES ASSORTED PRECAUTIONARY TECHNIQUES AND RESCUE METHODS BEST USED BY A LONE OFFICER RESPONDING TO A HIGHWAY ACCIDENT INVOLVING SUBSTANTIAL INJURIES AND DAMAGE.
Abstract: METHODS ARE ILLUSTRATED FOR SECURING THE CRASH AREA, WITH ATTENTION TO GROUNDING DOWNED POWERLINES, MARKING THE AREA WITH FLARES, EXTINGUISHING ENGINE FIRES, BRACING OVERTURNED VEHICLES, AND DETERMINING AND MINISTERING TO THE PHYSICAL INJURIES OF THE PARTIES INVOLVED. ELEMENTARY FIRST-AID TECHNIQUES ARE ALSO ILLUSTRATED, ALONG WITH USING AVAILABLE MATERIALS (E.G., SPARE TIRES, PUSH-BROOMS, RIOT GEAR, HAND JACKS, EVEN THE POLICE CRUISER ITSELF) TO STABILIZE THE ACCIDENT SITE UNTIL EMERGENCY CREWS ARRIVE. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Emergency rescues; Films; Patrol; Traffic accidents; Traffic law enforcement training
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